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Old 04-23-2011, 01:04 AM   #1
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Default Regulator Dial Rattling...

So I've had quite a few issues with my Keg Connection setup so far. I finally finished my Keezer and mounted my regulators to the collar. I hooked up the gas, pressure on the dials rises fine, hooked up the gas line to a keg, opened the valve on the regulator to pressurize a soda keg, and right around 28-30 PSI, the needle starts rattling like wild back and forth. The odd darn thing is that if I close off the valve on the regulator and then reopen it, the rattling stops on the needle and dosn't come back... It's so odd! I'm assuming this isn't normal???


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Old 04-23-2011, 02:05 PM   #2
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Sounds like a loose diaphram. If you are comfortable with working on a regulator (which means you can purchase a new one if you break the old one), I would suggest a rebuild. If you remove the pressure adjustment assembly, you will find a little usually brass screw in the middle of the diaphram. Tighten that down and you should be good to go after reassembling the regulator of course.
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